A violent disturbance of the atmosphere, attended by wind, rain, snow, hail, or thunder and lightning; hence, often, a heavy fall of rain, snow, or hail, whether accompanied with wind or not.
A violent agitation of human society; a civil, political, or domestic commotion; sedition, insurrection, or war; violent outbreak; clamor; tumult.
A violent assault on a fortified place; a furious attempt of troops to enter and take a fortified place by scaling the walls, forcing the gates, or the like.
To raise a tempest.
To blow with violence; also, to rain, hail, snow, or the like, usually in a violent manner, or with high wind; -- used impersonally; as, it storms.
To rage; to be in a violent passion; to fume.
Wind with a speed between 56 and 63 knots (64 and 72 mph); Beaufort scale number 11.
Stormscope (Lightning Detector)
categorized by its circular wind intensity. Storms circulate clockwise in the southern hemisphere and counterclockwise in the northern.
Beaufort force 10. Sustained wind speeds in the range of 48 to 55 knots. Very high waves with long overhanging crests; the resulting foam, in great patches, is blown in dense white streaks along the direction of the wind; on the whole, the surface of the sea takes on a white appearance; the tumbling of the sea becomes heavy and shock-like; visibility affected.
a violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightening
a violent commotion or disturbance; "the storms that had characterized their relationship had died away"; "it was only a tempest in a teapot"
a direct and violent assault on a stronghold
behave violently, as if in state of a great anger
rain, hail, or snow hard and be very windy, often with thunder or lightning; "If it storms, we'll need shelter"
a brewing - sun still shining and very windy when I saw this little danelion facing upwards to the darkening clouds
a violent atmospheric disturbance caused by unequal atmospheric pressure and often occurring suddenly
a violent disturbance in the atmosphere
Wind with a speed between 48 and 55 knots; (in EM-DAT, « storm » is a disaster subset of the disaster type « wind storm »).
A low pressure area that produces clouds and various forms of precipitation.
Unpleasant weather involving low pressure, winds, clouds and precipitation.
Wind speeds greater than 47 knots.
A change in the ordinary conditions of the atmosphere, which may include any or all meteorological disturbances such as wind, rain, snow, hail or thunder.
An individual low-pressure disturbance, complete with winds, clouds, and precipitation. Examples include thunderstorms, tornadoes, or even tropical cyclones. The name is associated with destructive or unpleasant weather
An episode of severe weather in which winds, precipitation, and in some cases lightning become strong enough to be bothersome and even dangerous.
1 a : a disturbance of the atmosphere attended by wind and usu. by rain, snow, hail, sleet, or thunder and lightning.
a disturbance of the atmosphere marked by wind and usually by rain, snow, hail, sleet, or thunder and lightning
In marine usage, winds 48 knots (55 mph) or greater.
(1) An atmospheric disturbance involving perturbations of the prevailing pressure and wind fields, on scales ranging from tornadoes (1km across) to extratropical cyclones (2000-3000km across). (2) Wind with a speed between 48 and 55 knots.
Violent wind, usually accompanied by rain or hail or snow; not, therefore, simply a gust of wind or heavy or persistent rain by itself.
An individual low pressure disturbance, complete with winds, clouds, and precipitation. The name is associated with destructive or unpleasant weather. Storm-scale refers to disturbances the size of individual thunderstorms.
A storm is any disturbed state of an astronomical body's atmosphere, especially affecting its surface, and strongly implying severe weather. It may be marked by strong wind (a wind storm), thunder and lightning (a thunderstorm), heavy precipitation, such as ice (ice storm), or wind transporting some substance through the atmosphere (as in a dust storm, snowstorm, hailstorm, etc).